Doctors have called the most useful summer berries, which are loved by many Ukrainians. It is easy to grow in the garden and are best eaten fresh and not left in a jam. We are talking about a real “vitamin bomb” – the black currant.
This is the sort of currant is to choose, if you care about your health and the health of loved ones.
Currant recognized as “supergods” and foreign physicians. So, in the UK it is number one in the list of the most useful berries growing in the country.
Scientists along and across the investigated properties of black currant, and found in it properties to prevent cancer and protect against heart disease, prevent onset of diabetes. Berry will help to keep a clear mind, because it prevents the weakening of mental abilities of older people.
The number of vitamins, minerals and other substances currants ahead of all the berries. It contains: vitamins C, B1, B2, B6, B12, D, E, K; calcium, potassium, iron, magnesium, and sodium; substances with P-vitamin activity (flavonoids) up to 1.5%, carotenoids, sugars (glucose, fructose) from 4.5-17%; organic acids (citric, malic) – 2,5-4,5%.
Of course, it is best to use the currants fresh, but frozen, it maintains the benefit.
The doctors say that in the course are not only the fruit but the leaves and buds of plants. So, the berries and leaves have anti-inflammatory, diaphoretic, diuretic and stabilizing properties. A decoction of the leaves is used to treat rheumatism, gout, and tuberculosis of the lymph glands.
In addition, BlackBerry (fruit, leaves, buds) used in the treatment of renal stone disease and inflammation of the bladder. Syrup from fresh fruit of black currant is used in diseases of the throat, osiplosti. And fresh juice – if you have problems with the gastrointestinal tract.
Doctors call such useful properties currant:
calms the nervous system and minimizes stress
helps to normalize blood pressure and strengthen the immune system,
useful in poisoning due to the pectins that bind and excrete the poisons, cholesterol and heavy metal ions,
helps to destroy bacteria in the oral cavity,
potassium in currants protects the heart,
promotes skin regeneration,
Goji contains polysaccharides and a number of substances that are toxic to tumor cells,
the use of currant reduces the effects of arthritis and reduce the level of harmful cholesterol.